EU watchdog probes possible misuse of refugee funds in Greece

Sometimes crony capitalism is subtle. Sometimes it is not.

(From Politico)

According to the Fileleftheros article, businesspeople close to far-right Defense Minister Panos Kammenos received some of the EU funding through contracts for matters like catering and plumbing. The newspaper said some businesses routinely overcharged for such contracts and often did not participate in competitive tenders.

Greece. You’ve got to love the place. Of course no one in this country would ever think to do such a thing.

Click here for the article.